Popular spices in Thai food
Spices are commonly used as a component of various foods, whether they are used to add flavor, seasoning, or add color to food menus. to be more appetizing There are also many benefits. some are taken as medicine can nourish the body And it also helps with appetite as well. 1.โป๊ยกั๊ก (Chinese star anise)
Properties of Anise : It is one of the traditional Chinese medicine recipes to help the digestive system, expel wind, treat beriberi, nourish the elements, add warmth to the body, expel phlegm, cure colds, reduce fever. Benefits in cooking: for savory dishes to help extinguish the fishy in various meat dishes.
2. จันทน์เทศ (Nutmeg)
Properties: nourishing blood, helping to distribute blood, nourishing the heart, nourishing energy, helping to improve appetite. The Chinese use it as a remedy for gastrointestinal disorders. Indians and Arabs use it as a digestive aid. Found in food types: Massaman curry, panang curry, chuchi, stew.
3. อบเชยเทศ (Cinnamon)
Properties: It is a tonic for the body, nourishing elements, strengthening, lowering blood pressure. and help control cholesterol in the blood Found in foods such as : Chinese stew, red broth, barbecued pork ribs, braised pork, and also found in many sweet dishes such as Cinnamon rolls and pastries.
4. ยี่หร่า หรือ เทียนขาว (Cumin)
Properties: help digestion, carminative, relieve stomachache, flatulence, indigestion Found in food types: curry, green curry, satay pork, spicy stir-fry.